Hinako Shibuno on Cusp of Dream Debut at British British Open

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MILTON KEYNES, England – Hinako Shibuno & # 39; s dream debut continued on Saturday while firing a five-under 67 for a two-lead lead to succeed and to enter the final round at the British British Open.

Shibuno, 20, a rookie on the LPGA in Japan Tour that her L.P.G.A. makes Tour and big championship debut, hit six birdies in the last nine holes of the third round for a 14-under 202.

The leader of the night, Ashleigh Buhai (72), started ahead of three shot at Woburn Golf Club and extended it to five, while Shibuno had bogeys at nos. 5 and 9. But while Sung Hyun also approached, Buhai stumbled with three bogeys in five holes. A 30-year-old South African who has never won at the L.P.G.A. Tour, she dropped to second place at 12 below.

Park was a shot farther back in the third after a bogey-free 68.

The Americans Morgan Pressel and Lizette Salas, and the best Jin Jonge Ko was at 10 bottom for fourth place . Ko, who shot a 68, is looking for her third major title of the year after winning last week's Evian championship in France.

Pressel focused eight holes on the way to a 66, while Salas (70) had two bogeys in her opening nine.

The defending champion, Georgia Hall, was four down after a two-over 74.

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